The Dragon Waiting: A Masque of History

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Timescape Books, Jan 1, 1983 - Fiction - 365 pages
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In an England inhabited by ancient wizards who battle the dread Byzantine Empire and vampires who drink the blood of princes, Richard III plots to gain the throne of England

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User Review  - salimbol - LibraryThing

Once I get past the book's central and somewhat nonsensical concept (that late medieval/early Renaissance Europe would have been essentially the same had Christianity not become the dominant religion ... Read full review

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User Review  - bunwat - LibraryThing

It was an engrossing story and I liked it. Vampires, wizards, Plantagenets, what's not to like? Ford knows a lot about the history of the late middle ages, and it shows - this alternate history is ... Read full review

Contents

CHILDREN OF THE EMPIRE
15
GWYNEDD
17
GAUL
38
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

John M. Ford is the author of eight novels and dozens of short stories. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he is currently at work on a novel, "Aspects," a fantasy with steam engines.

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